kevin wooldridge <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in <20030708145748.39650.q [log in to unmask]>) about 'Early Ordnance Survey terms [No Viruses detected]', on Tue, 8 Jul 2003: > --- Iain Hedley <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >> Re early edition Ordnance Survey maps: Can >> anyone enlighten me as to the >> meaning of the letters 'T.P.' after a place >> name? > >With the absence of Telegraph Poles from early OS >maps, maybe T.P stands for 'Turnpike'? I had a vague notion that it meant 'Telegraph Post Office', or perhaps 'Telegram'. -- Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk Interested in professional sound reinforcement and distribution? Then go to http://www.isce.org.uk PLEASE do NOT copy news posts to me by E-MAIL!